He, like Olmert, think they have the US in their pocket. Olmert tells George to bomb Syria and it must be doen. Yishai dictates that Pollard, that zionist hero, must be released or the peace talks will go nowhere, as if they have gone anywhere. His arrogance makes him think that he and his ilk can dictate and they will be listenbed to. Afterall, arent they the greatest ally the US has under their "special" relationship?
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)